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Pending Home Sales Index fell 1.9% in June

07/29/21 10:00AM - Pending home sales declined marginally in June after recording a notable gain in May, the National Association of Realtors® reported. Contract activity was split in the four major U.S. regions from both a year-over-year and month-over-month perspective. The Northeast recorded the only yearly gains …more…

2Q2021 GDP advance estimate increased 6.5%

07/29/21 08:30AM - Real gross domestic product (GDP) increased at an annual rate of 6.5 percent in the second quarter of 2021 (table 1), according to the "advance" estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. In the first quarter, real GDP increased 6.3 percent (revised).

The GDP estimate released today is based on source data that are incomplete or subject to further revision by the source agency (see "Source Data for the Advance Estimate" on page 3). The "second" estimate for the second quarter, based on more complete data, will be …more…

Weekly Initial Unemployment Claims decrease 24,000 to 400,000

07/29/21 08:30AM - In the week ending July 24, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 400,000, a decrease of 24,000 from the previous week's revised level. The previous week's level was revised up by 5,000 from 419,000 to 424,000. The 4-week moving average was 394,500, an increase of 8,000 from the previous week's revised average. The …more…

FOMC target funds rate maintained at 0.00% - 0.25%

07/28/21 02:00PM - The Federal Reserve is committed to using its full range of tools to support the U.S. economy in this challenging time, thereby promoting its maximum employment and price stability goals.

With progress on vaccinations and strong policy support, indicators of economic activity and employment have continued to strengthen. The sectors most adversely affected by the pandemic have shown improvement but have not fully recovered. Inflation has risen, largely …more…

Purchase Apps up, Refi's up in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

07/28/21 07:00AM - Mortgage applications increased 5.7 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending July 23, 2021.

The Market Composite Index, a measure of mortgage loan application volume, increased 5.7 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis from one week earlier. On an unadjusted basis, the Index increased 6 percent compared with the previous week. The Refinance Index increased 9 …more…

Consumer Confidence increased in July 2021 to 129.1

07/27/21 10:00AM - The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index® was relatively unchanged in July, following gains in each of the prior five months. The Index now stands at 129.1 (1985=100), up from 128.9 in June. The Present Situation Index—based on consumers’ assessment of current business and labor market conditions—rose from 159.6 to 160.3. The …more…

Richmond Fed's Current Activity Index rose to 27 in July 2021

07/27/21 10:00AM - Fifth District manufacturing activity strengthened in July, according to the most recent survey from the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond. The composite index inched up from 26 in June to 27 in July, buoyed by increases in the shipments and employment indexes, while the third component index — new orders — declined but remained in …more…

S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Home Price Indices increase 2.1% in May 2021

07/27/21 09:00AM - Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI) today released the latest results for the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Indices, the leading measure of U.S. home prices. Data released today for May 2021 show that home prices continue to increase across the U.S.

YEAR-OVER-YEAR
The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price NSA Index, covering all nine U.S. census divisions, reported a 16.6% annual gain in May, up from 14.8% in the previous month. The 10-City Composite annual increase came in at 16.4%, up from 14.5% in the …more…

June 2021 New Orders for Durable Goods Increased 0.8%, Ex-Trans up 0.3%

07/27/21 08:30AM - New Orders
New orders for manufactured durable goods in June increased $2.1 billion or 0.8 percent to $257.6 billion, the U.S. Census Bureau announced today. This increase, up thirteen of the last fourteen months, followed a 3.2 percent May increase. Excluding transportation, new orders increased 0.3 percent. Excluding defense, new …more…

Texas Fed Manufacturing Activity continued its robust expansion in July 2021

07/26/21 10:30AM - Texas factory activity continued its robust expansion in July, according to business executives responding to the Texas Manufacturing Outlook Survey. The production index, a key measure of state manufacturing conditions, was largely unchanged at 31.0, a reading well above average and indicative of strong output growth. Other measures …more…